The State of PolitiFact in 2019: A report to our readers

December 3, 2019


PolitiFact started as a politics news website in 2007, but these days, it feels more like a mission. 

Yes, we still do the political fact-checking for which we’re so well-known for. But we also fight misinformation, promote media literacy and work with researchers to better understand the news environment. As the end of 2019 approaches, I wanted to tell you in detail about what we’ve done this year, with your support, to further our shared goal of empowering democracy. 

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